Omar Takes Pictures


Omar is a breath of creativity and originality in the world of photography. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey his professional portfolio includes some of the most creative and distant locations in the world. His client list has grown to include work for personal usage and major brands such as Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise, Huffington Post, and ESPN. As a world traveler, he’s captured the unique cultures and priceless landmarks found in countries like Peru, Kenya, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Israel, Vietnam and Singapore. Omar's body of work includes a long list of corporate executives, fitness models, expecting mothers, brides to be and other artists but his journey did not begin here. The self-taught photographer overcame numerous obstacles to attain success, and his story of self-discovery and entrepreneurship is one of true inspiration.

After recently backpacking through 20 countries across 3 continents, Omar has returned to New York City with a further developed eye for creativity, a wealth of experience and an amazing portfolio of images to share with the world.